WAKO News

FIREARM DEER SEASON

Hunter across Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 50,173 deer during the first weekend of the firearm deer season November 22 thru the 24th. That is less than the 58,836 deer taken during the

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CYBER MONDAY SHOPPING

Cyber Monday is underway. It is one of the busiest online shopping days of the Christmas season. Computer technology experts reminds Lawrence County consumers to be careful when shopping online.

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Lawrence County authorities arrested two out of county men on drug charges Sunday. Lawrenceville Police picked up 45 William Presson of Olney for Unlawful Possession of Meth and Unlawful Possession

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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

Saturday is “Small Business Saturday” across the country and in Lawrence and Knox Counties. Residents are encouraged to support local and area small business owners in the community by

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BURNS WINS AWARD

A Lawrence County Memorial Hospital physician has been honored by the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network at their annual awards ceremony last month. Dr Valerie Burns was one of ICAHN’s

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LOCAL AND AREA ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police Friday arrested a local woman on multiple charges. Taken into custody was 23 year old Rebecca Wells of Lawrenceville. She was preliminarily charged with Criminal Trespass,

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